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Green Century Files Shareholder Proposal with Deere & Co.,* Concerned by the Impact of the Manufacturer’s Restrictive Repair Policies on Farmers

Sep 13, 2021

Green Century filed a shareholder proposal with Deere & Co. asking it to account for its anti-competitive repair policies.

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New Green Century Shareholder Proposal Presses Apple* to Expand Access to Repair

Sep 13, 2021

Green Century has filed a shareholder proposal with Apple Inc. regarding risks posed by the restrictive nature of the company’s product repair policies.

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Green Century Joins Food Emissions 50 Campaign to Accelerate the Reduction of the Food Sector’s Climate Impacts

Aug 3, 2021

Green Century announced that it is among the first investor signatories to Food Emissions 50, a new effort to push 50 of the highest-emitting food companies to disclose and reduce the full scope of their greenhouse gas emissions.

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Prompted by a Green Century Proposal, Procter & Gamble* Improves No-Deforestation Commitments but Fails to Address Intact Forest Degradation in Climate-Critical Canadian Boreal Forest

Jul 22, 2021

Green Century Capital Management has withdrawn a shareholder proposal with Procter & Gamble after the company made a commitment to develop a stronger supplier non-compliance policy for its wood pulp supply chain.

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Hain Celestial* Announces New Goals to Lessen its Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Following Engagement with Green Century and Clean Yield Asset Management

Jul 19, 2021

Following engagement with Green Century and Clean Yield Asset Management, the Hain Celestial Group inked an agreement to curb its greenhouse gas emissions in alignment with the Paris Agreement’s goals.

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Ulta Beauty* to Assess Plastic Packaging Reductions, Following Engagement with Green Century

Jul 7, 2021

Following an engagement with Green Century Capital Management, Ulta Beauty, Inc. has agreed to assess its sustainable packaging efforts with an eye toward reducing plastic waste.

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Green Century Announces New Commitment to Net Zero Asset Managers Initiative Ahead of UN Climate Conference (COP26)

Jul 6, 2021

Green Century announced on July 6, 2021 that it is joining Net Zero Asset Managers initiative (NZAMi), a new global effort to accelerate the fight against climate change.

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Lamb Weston* Announces New Greenhouse Gas Reduction Goal, A Year After Engagement with Green Century

Jun 25, 2021

A year after Green Century filed a shareholder proposal with Lamb Weston, a premiere frozen french fry supplier to McDonald’s, the company announced a new goal aligned with Paris Agreement targets.

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Target* Announces New Plastic Packaging Goal, Following Engagement with As You Sow and Green Century

Jun 22, 2021

Target Corporation announced a new goal to reduce its use of virgin plastic 20% by 2025 across its own brand frequency products as part of a new sustainability strategy, Target Forward, precipitating the withdrawal of Green Century’s shareholder proposal.

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35% of Amazon* Shareholders Support Plastics Reduction Proposal Filed by As You Sow and Green Century

Jun 1, 2021, Inc. shareholders voted Wednesday at the company’s annual meeting on a shareholder proposal put forth by Green Century Capital Management and As You Sow.

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